He had a fear of the dead, and of all inanimate things, rising up around himto claim him; it isthe fearof thepre- eminently solitary child and solitary man.
Once in royal David's city Stood a lowly cattle-shed, Where a mother laid her baby In a manger for his bed. Mary was that mother mild, Jesus Christ her little child.
Russian communism isthe illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.
On every formal visit a child ought to be of the party, by way of provisions for discourse.
I think my grandmother actually smelled like a cookie and that's enough to get any child's attention.
I can remember wondering as a child if I were a young Macaulay or Ruskin and secretly deciding that I was. My infant mind even was bitter with those who insisted on regarding me as a normal child and not as a prodigy.
Hark! The herald angels sing! Beecham's Pills are just the thing, Two for a woman, one for a child, Peace on earth and mercy mild!
I still hope to create a few great works and then like an old child to finish my earthly course somewhere among kind people.
Child! do not throw this book about; Refrain from the unholy pleasure Of cutting all the pictures out! Preserve it as your chiefest treasure.
'Oh, my friends, be warned by me, That breakfast, dinner, lunch, and tea Are all the human frame requires' With that the wretched child expires.
She was not really bad at heart, But only rather rude and wild; She was an aggravating child.
And is it true? And is it true, This most tremendous tale of all, Seen in a stained-glass window's hue, A Baby in an ox's stall? The Maker of the stars and sea Become a Child on earth for me?
I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.
Say unto her, Is it well with thee? is it well with thy husband? isit well with the child? And sheanswered,It is well.
Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said,There is a man child conceived.
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son isgiven: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful,Counseller,The mighty God, The everlasting Father,The Prince of Peace.Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, uponthethrone of David, and uponhis kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the L of hosts will perform this.
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw likethe ox. And thesucking child shall playonthehole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice'den. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the L, as the waters cover the sea.
Can a woman forget her suckling child, that she should not have compassion on theson of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
Be not greedy to add money to money: but let it be as refuse in respect of our child.
Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which wasspoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is,God with us.
And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
And whoso shall receive onesuch little child in my name receiveth me.But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and havenotcharity,Iam becomeassounding brass, ora tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. And though I bestow all mygoodstofeed thepoor, and though Igivemy body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not herown, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Piping down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child, And he laughing said to me, 'Pipe a song about a lamb!' So I piped with merry cheer. 'Piper, pipe that song again!' So I piped. He wept to hear.
My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black as if bereaved of light.
O merciful God, grant that the old Adam in this Child may be so buried, that the new man may be raised up in him. Amen.
We receive this Child into the Congregation of Christ's flock, and dosign him with thesign of the Cross, in token that hereafter he shall not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner against sin, the world, and the devil, and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end. Amen.
The winter wind is loud and wild, Come close to me, my darling child; Forsake thy books, and mateless play; And, while the night isgathering grey, We'll talk its pensive hours away. Brooke
He said it was artificial respiration, but now I find I am to have his child.
Love is a boy, by poets styled, Then spare the rod, and spoil the child.
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the yard and shot it.
If a work of art is to be truly immortal, it must pass quite beyond the limits of the human world, without any sign of common sense and logic. In this way the work will draw nearer to dream and to the mind of a child.
Am I prepared to lay down my life for the British female? Really, who knows? Ah, for a child in the street I could strike; for the full- blown lady Somehow, Eustace, alas! I have not felt the vocation.
So for the mother's sake the child was dear, And dearer was the mother for the child.
He holds him with his glittering eye The Wedding-Guest stood still, And listens like a three years'child: The Mariner hath his will. The Wedding-Guest sat on a stone: He cannot choose but hear; And thus spake on that ancient man, The bright-eyed Mariner.
It's naked child against hungry wolf; it's playing bowls upon a splitting wreck; it's walking on a string across a gulf with millstones fore-and-aft about your neck; but the thing is daily done by manyand many a one; and we fall, face forward, fighting, on the deck.
And don't you think you must be a very wicked little childto be a wax-work child at all?
Gamp would certainly have drunk its little shoes right off its feet, as with our precious boy he did, and arterwards send the child a errand to sell his wooden leg for any money it 'ud fetch as matches in the rough, and bring it home in liquor.
Go, and catch a falling star, Get with child a mandrake root, Tell me, where all past years are, Or who cleft the Devil's foot.
A child of eight is many-sided. By eighteen most of his auspicious angles have been polished away; he is
By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they so were bred. The priest continues what the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.
Curious! I seem to hear a child weeping.
The mother's yearning, thatcompletest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
I always say that a successful parent is one who raises a child so that they can pay for their own psychoanalysis.
The biggest difference between Lillian as a grown-up and Lillian as a child was that she was taller.
What is the use of a new-born child?
I am proud that I am an Australian, a daughter of the Southern Cross, a child of the mighty bush. I am thankful I am a peasant, a part of the bone and muscle of my nation, and earn my bread by the sweat of my brow, as man was meant to do. I rejoice I was not born a parasite, one of the blood-suckers who loll on velvet and satin, crushed from the proceeds of human sweat and blood and souls.
Lord Byron is only great as a poet; as soon as he reflects he is a child.
The poet is the unsatisfied child who dares to ask the difficult question which arises from the schoolmaster's answer to his simple question, and then the still more difficult question which arises from that.
Hisfacewearing thefixityof athoughtful child'swho has felt the pricks of life somewhat before his time.
I'm wild again Beguiled again A simpering, whimpering child again, Bewitched, bothered and bewildered am I.
Love, you shall perfect for me this child Whose small imperfect limits would keep breaking: Within new limits now, arrange the world And square the circle: four walls and a ring.
Mama may have, papa may have, But God bless the child that's got his own! That's got his own.
The Grizzly bear is huge and wild; He has devoured the infant child. The infant child is not aware He has been eaten by the bear.
Personne ne garde un secret comme un enfant. No one keeps a secret like a child.
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatsoever abysses Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. 435
Our tastesgreatly alter. The lad does not care for the child'srattle, and theoldmandoesnotcarefor theyoung man's whore.
Then hath thy orchard fruit, thy garden flowers, Fresh as the air, and new as are the hours. The early cherry, with the later plum, Fig, grape, and quince, each in his time doth come: The blushing apricot, and woolly peach Hang on thy walls, that every child may reach.
Maxima debetur puero reverentia, si quid turpe paras. If you are planning any misdeed, never forget that a child has a first claim on your respect.
Every work of art is the child of its time, often it is the mother of our emotions.
Fast fading violets covered up in leaves; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves.
Ladies and gentlemen, unless the play is stopped, the child cannot possibly go on.
Father in Heaven, whenthethoughtof Thee wakesinour hearts, let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile.
Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half devil and half child.
But there was one Elephanta new Elephantan Elephant's Childwho was full of 'satiable curtiosity, and that means he asked ever so many questions.
A child's a plaything for an hour.
I know that a sweet child is the sweetest thing in naturebut the prettier the kind of a thing is, the more desirable it is that it should be pretty of its kind.
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
The glamour Of childish days is upon me, my manhood is cast Down in the flood of remembrance, I weep like a child for the past.
Nothing is more difficult than to determine what a child takes in, and does not take in, of its environment and its teaching. This fact is brought home to me by the hymns which I learned as a child, and never forgot. They mean more to me almost than the finest poetry, and they have for me a more permanent value, somehow or other.
This is the mother who one day chose to smother the child with kisses, and blows and blows and blows.
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
So the child was delyverd unto Merlyn, and so he bare it forth unto syre Ector and made an holy man to crysten hym and named hym Arthur.
E M Forster never gets any further than warming the teapot. He's a rare fine hand at that. Feel this teapot. Is it not beautifully warm? Yes, but there ain't going to be no tea. And I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella.
And he who gives a child a treat Makes joy-bells ring in Heaven's street, And he who gives a child a home Builds palaces in Kingdom come, And she who gives a baby birth Brings Saviour Christ again to Earth.
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age The child isgrown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
It was the winter wild While the Heaven born child All meanly wrapped in the rude manger lies; Nature in awe to him Had doffed her gaudy trim With her great Master so to sympathize; It was no season then for her To wanton with the sun, her lusty paramour.
Likeall thevery young wetook it forgranted that making love is child's play.
Surely, it is in youth man is most thoroughly depraved. Hell lies about us in our infancy. The youthful innocency sung by aged poets (who forget their first childhood) is nothing but ignorance of evil. As the child comes to know evil, he loves it.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
Till I, high in the tower of my time Among familiar ruins, began to cry For accident, sickness, justice, war and crime, Because all died, because I had to die. The snow fell, the trees stood, the promise kept, And a child I slept.
I make a pact with you,Walt Whitman I have detested you long enough. I come to you as a grown child Who has had a pig-headed father I am old enough not to make friends.
There is no looking-glass here and I don't know what I am like now. I remember watching myself brush my hair and how my eyes looked back at me. The girl I saw was myself and yet not quite myself. Long ago when I was a child and very lonely I tried to kiss her. But the glass was between ushard, cold and misted over with my breath.Now they havetaken everything away.What am I doing in this place and who am I?
Wer zeigt ein Kind, so wie es steht? Wer stellt es ins Gestirn und gibt das MaÞ des Abstands ihm in die Hand? Who shows a child as he really is? Who sets him in his constellation and puts the measuring-rod of distance in his hand?
Miniver Cheevy, child of scorn, Grew lean while he assailed the seasons; He wept that he was ever born, And he had reasons.
It's a family jokethat when Iwas a tinychild Iturned from the window out of which I was watching a snowstorm, and hopefullyasked,'Momma, do we believe in winter?'
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall be well housed, clothed, fed and educated, till it attain years of discretion.
The simple dignity of a child drinking a bowl of milk embodies the fascination of an ancient rite.
O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand!
Go child, who is my sin and nothing more.
If you strike a child take care that you strike it in anger, evenattheriskof maiming itfor life. A blow incold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
The one point on which all women are in furious secret rebellion against the existing law is the saddling of the righttoa child with the obligationto becometheservant of a man. 780
I was their plaything and their idol, and something bettertheir child.
Sun-girt city, thou hast been Ocean's child, and then his queen; Now is come a darker day, And thou soon must be his prey.
I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die, For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of Heaven is bare, And the winds and sunbeams with their convex gleams Build up the blue dome of air, I silently laugh at my own cenotaph, And out of the caverns of rain, Like a child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again.
Ere Babylon was dust, The Magus Zoroaster, my dead child, Met his own image walking in the garden, That apparition, sole of men, he saw.
We were now actually in the inner sanctuary of the Nanda Devi Basin, and at each step I experienced that subtlethrill which anyone of imagination must feel when treading hitherto unexplored country My most blissful dream as a child was to be in some such valley, free to wander where I liked, and discover for myself some hitherto unrevealed glory of Nature. Now the reality was no less wonderful than that half-forgotten dream; and of how many childish fancies can that be said, in this age of disillusionment ?
But words came halting forth, wanting Invention's stay; Invention, Nature's child, fled step-dame Study's blows Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite, 'Fool,'said my muse to me; 'look in thy heart, and write.'
With lullay, lullay, like a child, Thou sleepest too long, thou art beguiled.
Go little book, thy self present, As child whose parent is unkent: To him that is the president Of noblesse and of chivalry, And if that Envy bark at thee, As sure it will, for succour flee.
A child should always say what's true, And speak when he is spoken to, And behave mannerly at table: At least as far as he is able.
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my Acquaintance in London; that a young healthy Child, well nursed, is, at aYearold, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome Food; whether Stewed,Roasted,Baked, or Boiled; and,I make no doubt, that it will equally serve in a Fricassee, or a Ragout.
A Child will make two Dishes at an Entertainment for Friends; and when the Family dines alone, the fore or hind Quarter will makea reasonable Dish; and seasoned with a little Pepper or Salt, will be very good Boiled on the fourth Day, especially in Winter.
Rose a nurse of ninety years, Set his child upon her knee^ Like summer tempest came her tears^ 'Sweet my child, I live for thee.'
Come not, when I am dead, To drop thy foolish tears upon my grave, To trample round my fallen head, And vex the unhappy dust thou wouldst not save. There let the wind sweep and the plover cry; But thou, go by. Child, if it were thine error or thy crime I care no longer, being all unblest; Wed whom thou wilt, but I am sick of Time, And I desire to rest. Pass on, weak heart, and leave me where I lie: Go by, go by.
He lifted up his head a little, and quickly said,'Adsum!' and fell back He, whose heart was as that of a little child, had answered to his name, and stood in the presence of The Master.
She was cut off fromthe past and therefore did not live in the present. But suddenly, as she stood close against a pine tree and breathed in its sharp, bitter scent, a clear space opened to her childhood, as though a wind had sprung fromthesea, clearing a mist.It wasnot a memory from the past, it was the past itself, as alive, as real; and she knew that she and the child of forty years ago were the same person.
See, a good habit makes a child a man, Whereas a bad one makes a man a beast.
I have heard grief named the eldest child of sin.
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Look upon a little child; Pity my simplicity, Suffer me to come to thee.
Thurber did not write the waya surgeon operates, he wrotethewayachildskipsrope,thewayamousewaltzes.
Shewould imprisonthe child inherhouseby theforceof love.
Three years she grew in sun and shower, 924 The Nature said,'A lovelier flower On earth was never sown; This Child I to myself will take; She shall be mine, and I will make A Lady of my own.'
My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Thou Child of Joy, Shout round me, let me hear thy shouts.
Propinquity had brought Imagination to that pitch where it casts out All that is not itself. I had grown wild And wandered murmuring everywhere,'My child, my child.'
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